Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) metadetach Command Shows "component is in unavailable state" if Disk is Unplugged but still in SVM Configuration (Doc ID 1604528.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 21, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 8.0 to 11.1 [Release 8.0 to 11.0]
Sun Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) - Version 11.9.0 to 11.11 [Release 11.0]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)

Symptoms

The metadetach and metaclear command fails with the following error:

 

Changes

The two disks are unplugged before without removing metadevice from of Solaris Volume Manager Configuration

Cause

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